Parenting with Presence

Parenting with Presence Author Susan Stiffelman, MFT
ISBN-10 9781608683260
Year 2015-04-20
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher New World Library
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Our children can be our greatest teachers. Parenting expert Susan Stiffelman writes that the very behaviors that push our buttons — refusing to cooperate or ignoring our requests — can help us build awareness and shed old patterns, allowing us to raise our children with greater ease and enjoyment. Filled with practical advice, powerful exercises, and fascinating stories from her clinical work, Parenting with Presence teaches us how to become the parents we most want to be while raising confident, caring children. “Shows parents how they can transform parenting into a spiritual practice.” — Eckhart Tolle, author of The Power of Now “Clear, wise, soulful, and poetic.” — Alanis Morissette

Parenting with Presence

Parenting with Presence Author Susan Stiffelman, MFT
ISBN-10 9781608683277
Year 2015-03-30
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher New World Library
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Our children can be our greatest teachers. Parenting expert Susan Stiffelman writes that the very behaviors that push our buttons — refusing to cooperate or ignoring our requests — can help us build awareness and shed old patterns, allowing us to raise our children with greater ease and enjoyment. Filled with practical advice, powerful exercises, and fascinating stories from her clinical work, Parenting with Presence teaches us how to become the parents we most want to be while raising confident, caring children. “Shows parents how they can transform parenting into a spiritual practice.” — Eckhart Tolle, author of The Power of Now “Clear, wise, soulful, and poetic.” — Alanis Morissette

Parenting Without Power Struggles

Parenting Without Power Struggles Author Susan Stiffelman
ISBN-10 9781451667660
Year 2012-03-13
Pages 307
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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A guide for busy parents on how to promote harmony in a family shares insights into various developmental stages in children while outlining strategic parenting strategies that promote cooperative behaviors without the use of threats or bribes. Original. 75,000 first printing.

Giving The Love That Heals

Giving The Love That Heals Author Harville Hendrix
ISBN-10 0671793993
Year 1998-08-01
Pages 384
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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Uses an understanding of unconscious desires and needs to offer advice to parents on how to promote the emotional wholeness of their children and nurture their own development at the same time

Strengths Based Parenting

Strengths Based Parenting Author Mary Reckmeyer
ISBN-10 9781595621009
Year 2016-02-02
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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How can you discover your children's unique talents? And how can you use your own talents and strengths to be the most effective and supportive parent possible? Strengths Based Parenting addresses these and other questions on parents' minds. But unlike many parenting books, Strengths Based Parenting focuses on identifying and understanding what your children are naturally good at and where they thrive -- not on their weaknesses. The book also helps you uncover your own innate talents and effectively apply them to your individual parenting style. You'll find stories, examples and practical advice as well as a strengths assessment access code for parents and one for kids, so you can take the first step to discovering your innate talents and those of your children. Grounded in decades of Gallup research on strengths psychology -- as highlighted in Gallup's StrengthsFinder 2.0, which has sold nearly 5 million copies to date -- Strengths Based Parenting shows you how to uncover your kids' top talents and your own.

Soul to Soul Parenting

Soul to Soul Parenting Author Annie Burnside
ISBN-10 1936214148
Year 2010-06-01
Pages 264
Language en
Publisher
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"[This book] is a guidebook for parents using modern, everyday reality and universal, life-affirming themes to expand spiritual awareness in the home. It is non-denominational in nature and focuses on principles such as soul to soul versus role to role, oneness, self-love, boundaries, authenticity, joy and gratitude inviting spiritual development for both parent and child" -- p. [4] of cover.

The Awakened Family

The Awakened Family Author Shefali Tsabary, Ph.D.
ISBN-10 9780399563980
Year 2016-05-31
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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FINALIST FOR THE BOOKS FOR A BETTER LIFE AWARD • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Parents . . . you will be wowed and awed by [Dr. Shefali]." —Oprah Winfrey As seen on Oprah’s SuperSoul Sunday, a radically transformative plan that shows parents how to raise children to be their best, truest selves, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Conscious Parent. What if...? What if I told you that you can put an end to all of your parenting struggles? That you can learn to parent without fear or anxiety? That you can end conflict with your children? That you can create close and connected relationships within your family? …Would you accept this invitation to a revolution in parenting? We all have the capacity to raise children who are highly resilient and emotionally connected. However, many of us are unable to because we are blinded by modern misconceptions of parenting and our own inner limitations. In The Awakened Family, I show you how you can cultivate a relationship with your children so they can thrive; moreover, you can be transformed to a state of greater calm, compassion and wisdom as well. This book will take you on a journey to transcending your fears and illusions around parenting and help you become the parent you always wanted to be: fully present and conscious. It will arm you with practical, hands-on strategies and real-life examples from my experience as a parent and clinical psychologist that show the extraordinary power of being a conscious parent. Everyone in your family is ready to be awakened. Will you take this journey with me? —Shefali

Momfulness

Momfulness Author Denise Roy
ISBN-10 1118040953
Year 2010-12-03
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Denise Roy combines the hard-won wisdom of a parent with the insights of meditation to create a spiritual practice that goes to the heart of everyday life: mothering with mindfulness. Through anecdotes, reflections, and specific practices, this book invites mothers to wake up and embrace their lives, discovering that they are always standing on holy ground.

Beloved

Beloved Author Toni Morrison
ISBN-10 9781448103621
Year 2014-09-04
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Random House
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THE CLASSIC NOVEL FROM THE NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING TONI MORRISON It is the mid-1800s and as slavery looks to be coming to an end, Sethe is haunted by the violent trauma it wrought on her former enslaved life at Sweet Home, Kentucky. Her dead baby daughter, whose tombstone bears the single word, Beloved, returns as a spectre to punish her mother, but also to elicit her love. Told with heart-stopping clarity, melding horror and beauty, Beloved is Toni Morrison’s enduring masterpiece. Winner of the PEN/Saul Bellow award for achievement in American fiction

Everyday Blessings

Everyday Blessings Author Myla Kabat-Zinn
ISBN-10 031629022X
Year 2014-08-18
Pages
Language en
Publisher
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The bestselling author of Wherever You Go, There You Are (more than 1,000,000 total copies in print) and Full Catastrophe Living joins forces with his wife, Myla, in this groundbreaking revised edition of the classic book about mindfulness in parenting children of all ages.Updated with new material--including an all new introduction and expanded practices in the epilogue--Everyday Blessings remains one of the few books on parenting that embraces the emotional, intuitive, and deeply personal experience of being a parent, applying the groundbreaking "mind/body connection" expertise from global thought-leader, Jon Kabat-Zinn and his wife, Myla Kabat-Zinn.

Parenting for Peace

Parenting for Peace Author Marcy Axness
ISBN-10 9781591811763
Year 2012-01
Pages 443
Language en
Publisher Sentient Publications
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If we really want to change the world, let us raise a generation hardwired for peace and innovation from the very beginning. A child whose brain develops its capacity for self-regulation, self-reflection, trust, and empathy is a joy to parent. As an adult, this individual will have the heart to embrace and exemplify peace, the mind to innovate solutions to social and ecological challenges, and the will to enact them. Such a person is never a genetically predetermined given, but the result of dynamic interactions between genetics and environment, beginning before he or she is even born. Foundations for this level of health begin forming during the prenatal period, and some aspects of optimal development are influenced as early as conception. In the midst of our global human, economic and environmental crises, we have overlooked a profound means of cultivating a sustainable, peaceful future: the choices and attitudes with which we bring our children to life and shepherd them into adulthood. With compassion, good humour and engaging examples, this book points out fundamental missteps we have made through the ages, and explains why they're counter-productive. It gives straightforward guidelines using a unique 7-step/7-principle matrix for parents to foster their children's development in a vibrantly growth-oriented fashion, rather than a protection-oriented fashion. This is an essential guide for raising a generation of peacemakers.

The Conscious Parent

The Conscious Parent Author Shefali Tsabary
ISBN-10 9781473619395
Year 2014-08-28
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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Conscious parenting is about becoming mindful of your behaviour and engaging with your child as an individual. Dr Tsabary inspires parents to get back in touch with their emotions and shed the layers of baggage they have inherited during their own life and are unconsciously heaping on their children. As they become 'conscious' in their parenting, so parents can transform their relationship with their offspring and raise happy, well-adjusted children. The Conscious Parent is already transforming the way people are parenting through its sales in the US where it's spent 15 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Oprah described the book as 'The most profound book on parenting I've ever read' and Eckhart Tolle has said 'becoming a conscious parent is the greatest gift you can give your child.' The book features a foreword by His Holiness The Dalai Lama.

Prodigal Father Wayward Son

Prodigal Father Wayward Son Author Sam Keen
ISBN-10 1611250374
Year 2015-04-14
Pages 142
Language en
Publisher
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In the long awaited sequel to Fire in the Belly father and son authors Sam Keen and Gifford Keen write the next chapter of one of the defining books of the men's movement. Filled with personal stories of their own struggles and breakthroughs Prodigal Father, Wayward Son is a warm and engaging book on masculinity, and a compelling and dynamic invitation for readers to recall the memories that define their own father­and­son relationships.A central theme of the men's movement was the alienation between sons and fathers, but after having explored this theme, the movement stalled. Similar to the memoirs of Pat Conroy and Andre Dubus III about their fathers, Prodigal Father, Wayward Son points to the next chapter in that story ­ the reconciliation of fathers and sons. Sam and Gifford Keen provide guidance and inspiration to those looking for positive role models and teach new ways to move beyond old wounds. They offer proven and concrete methods to overcome long standing enmities and misunderstanding and become reconciled through a process of telling our long­held, but often unexamined, myths and stories.With Prodigal Father, Wayward Son Sam Keen delivers the crowing achievement of his remarkable literary career and a moving account of repentance, forgiveness and reconciliation that sets it apart from any other books in this genre.

Black Fathers

Black Fathers Author Michael E. Connor
ISBN-10 9781136735356
Year 2011-06-02
Pages 302
Language en
Publisher Routledge
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This book offers a broader, more positive picture of African American fathers. Featuring case studies of African-descended fathers, this edited volume brings to life the achievements and challenges of being a black father in America. Leading scholars and practitioners provide unique insight into this understudied population. Short-sighted social policies which do not encourage father involvement are critically examined and the value of father engagement is promoted. The problems associated with the absence of a father are also explored. The second edition features an increased emphasis on: the historical issues confronting African descended fathers the impact of health issues on Black fathers and their children the need for therapeutic interventions to aid in the healing of fathers and their children the impact of an Afrikan-centered fathering approach and the need for research which considers systemic problems confronting African American fathers community focused models that provide new ideas for (re)connecting absent fathers learning tools including reflective questions and a conclusion in each chapter and more theory and research throughout the book. Part I provides a historical overview of African descended fathers including their strengths and shortcomings over the years. Next, contributors share their personal stories including one from a communal father working with underserved youth and two others that highlight the impact of absent fathers. Then, the research on father-daughter relationships is examined including the impact of father absence on daughters and on gender identity. This section concludes with a discussion of serving adolescents in the foster care system. Part II focuses on the importance of a two-parent home, communal fathering, and equalitarian households. Cultural implications and barriers to relationships are also explored. This section concludes with a discussion of the struggles Black men face with role definitions. The book concludes with a discussion of the impact of adoption and health issues on Black fathers and their children, and the need for more effective therapeutic interventions that include a perspective centered in the traditions and cultures of Afrika in learning to become a father. The final chapter offers an intervention model to aid in fatherhood. An ideal supplementary text for courses on fathers and fathering, introduction to the family, parenting, African American families/men, men and masculinity, Black studies, race and ethnic relations, and family issues taught in a variety of departments, the book also appeals to social service providers, policy makers, and clergy who work with community institutions.